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Adding Safety, Securing Loads, Increasing Mileage and More

Country Supply offers new and used trailers, and we are your full-service dealer for parts, service, warranty work, welding, and fabrication. The trucking industry has exciting technological advances that are keeping our industry on the move. It's always interesting when experience creates a useful product for our industry.

Found on Truck Parts & Service"New lighting system for tandem trailers" by Truck Parts &  Service Staff (2018, June 25) introduces a new, patented product created by a veteran truck driver, Larry Kiser. Now, Kiser Industries is ready to showcase its "patented Safety Lighting System (SLS), an LED lighting product that mounts on the side of heavy-duty trailers and automatically engages when turn signals or emergency lights are used." 

Other new products that made recent debuts in 2018 for our exciting industry is found on HDT Truckinginfo"HDT's Top 20 Products of 2018" by HDT Staff (2018, February 16. The staff at HDT selected those products that they believe to have the most significant value when they considered three main areas affecting the trucking industry: "innovation, addressing industry issues and potential to affect a fleet's bottom line." You can read the other criteria for their selections. HDT's list includes innovative products developed for the semi-trailer industry, and we're always excited to see new products that offer better performance and safety.

  • Accuride Rolliant Hub System developed from industry demand to offer an affordable, easy to install solution for trucks and trailers. 
  • Ancra Cargo Security Divider and Deck Board developed to help separate and secure loads during transit. An important element noted by the 2017 CVSA International Roadcheck results.
  • Grote Smart Guardian Trailer System offers an innovative means to "monitor a trailer's lighting system" that sends real-time alerts.
  • Haldex Intelligent Trailer Control Module increases the "capability of trailer ABS to include faster communication and increased functionality."
  • Hendrickson Traxx Rod reportedly is lightweight and is noted to achieve a longer life than the forged or cast torque rods.
  • Jost JSK37USK air-release fifth wheel with sensor offers a safer and easier means for confirming the fifth wheel is secure.
  • Marangoni retread for spread axle trailers reportedly "increases mileage and reduces premature wear."
  • Truck-Lite Road Ready offers an innovative, wireless trailer monitoring system.

Country Supply, located just south of Chicago, is the Mid-West's one-stop shop with top of the line parts, service and warranty departments. We offer the highest quality semi-trailers and forklifts for sale, lease to purchase or rentals. Our expert team is always ready to assist you with "trailers that work as hard as you do." It is always a pleasure to partner with you. Give us a call, or drop in for a visit and a tour.

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